Monthly magazine of the Federation of NOT Scientific and Technical Associations

30th edition of the Golden Engineer poll

The battle between direct and alternating current

In the previous episode of this series, I mentioned how Nikola Tesla in 1887. found a way to transmit electricity over long distances through the use of alternating current, and I hinted that the creator of the first power plants generating electricity for sale – Thomas Alva Edison – did not want to agree with this concept in any way.

Ryszard Tadeusiewicz, prof. AGH

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